Social accountability in the delivery of social protection: Exploration of approaches and principles

On 1 March 2018, HelpAge International and the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth organised the second in a three part webinar series focused on the role of social accountability in the delivery of social protection. The recording is available here and the presentation here . The event explored approaches to social accountability through two case studies. The first was the Zanzibar Universal Pension Scheme (ZUPS), a non-contributory social pension available to all older Zanzibaris aged 70 years and above (approximately 25,000 older people). Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania with a population of almost 1 million. The second case study was the Social Protection and Poverty Reduction programme in Indonesia, which has a number of integrated social protection...Read more

Recording of the webinar which focused on the findings of a recently conducted assessment, Financial Sustainability and Coverage Effectiveness of the Indonesian Health Insurance System - The role of

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Throughout their lives, rural women face multiple risks to their livelihoods and overall wellbeing, yet their access to affordable insurance schemes remains inadequate. This webinar, organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the 

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Recording of the webinar organised by the Social Protection for Employment – Community (SPEC) which discussed BRAC’s graduation programme, Targeting the Ultra Poor (TUP).
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Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC)

As international companies increased their investment in Asia, it became clear that the poor working conditions they brought required an informed response from the labour movement and its supporters. Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC) was founded in Hong Kong in 1976 as part of that response.

AMRC is an independent non-governmental organisation (NGO) which focuses on Asian labour concerns. It works to support a democratic and independent labour movement in Asia, promoting the respect of labour rights, gender equality, and active workers’ participation in work-related issues.

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Social Research Centre

The Social Research Centre provides the Australian social research community with access to world-class research services including research design, survey management, statistical consulting, analytical thinking and qualitative methodologies.

Our motivation stems from the desire to collect data of the highest quality, to undertake research in the public good and to enhance knowledge and contribute to informed decision-making.

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RMI

RMI is an international development consultancy. We have expertise in program design, program start up support, program reviews, training and capacity building, and evidence based policy design and development. We are specialists in Rural Development approaches with a specialized pool of technical assistance to support Community Driven Development approaches and its application in different sectors, e.g.

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New Zealand Initiative

The New Zealand Initiative is an organisation to sketch pathways towards a better future. Our mission is to help create a competitive, open and dynamic economy and a free, prosperous, fair, and cohesive society.

As New Zealand’s leading think tank, we work closely with our members, policymakers across the political spectrum, the wider business community, the media, academics and the general public.

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National Community Driven Development Project 

he National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP) is a long-term, World Bank supported project designed to enable poor rural communities of Myanmar to benefit from improved access to and use of basic infrastructure and services through a people-centred approach and to enhance the government’s capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency. The project empowers villagers to manage and participate in their own development.

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